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Mariinsky Ballet: Paquita

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 8 – 13
Paquita is a glittering showcase of classical technique, dazzling tutus, and non-stop virtuosic turns.

Assassins

Signature Theatre
Sep. 20 – 29
To kick off the 30th Anniversary season, Signature Theatre produces its 30th Sondheim musical with the daring and darkly funny Tony Award®-winning musical of the twisted American Dream.

David Sedaris

The Kennedy Center
Tue. Oct 15
Award-winning humor writer and master of satire David Sedaris returns to the Kennedy Center.

A Chorus Line

Signature Theatre
Oct. 29, 2019 – Jan. 4, 2020
This non-stop showcase with one of the largest casts in Signature history is the one singular sensation for the holiday season.

Escaped Alone

Signature Theatre
Sep. 24 – Nov. 3
Caryl Churchill's (Cloud 9, Top Girls) electrifying Signature debut is a caustically funny and surreal afternoon of tea and calamity.

Cirque Mei

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Oct 19
Direct from the People’s Republic of China, this ensemble of elite circus performers thrills the young and old alike with their amazing feats of agility, strength, and poise.

Lucinda Williams

Strathmore
Tue. Sep 24
Grammy-winner Lucinda Williams performs the album Car Wheels On A Gravel Road in its entirety,

1 Henry IV

Folger Theatre
Sep. 20 – Oct. 13
Honor is a two-edged sword.

Whose Live Anyway?

Strathmore
Sat. Oct 12
An evening of hilarious improvised comedy and song based on audience suggestions

NSO Pops: An Evening with Maxwell

The Kennedy Center
Fri. Sep 20
The multi-Grammy® winner has artfully managed to transfix music lovers for more than two decades.

Emmy Blotnick

AMP by Strathmore
Fri. Nov 22
Emmy Blotnick is a rising star in the comedy world.

An Evening with Audra McDonald

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Sep 28
McDonald performs her trademark mix of hits from Broadway and the Great American Songbook.

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